Synthetic Skin
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    How can tissue engineering be expressed through typography? In much the same way that implanted tissue is grafted with organic skin, they can gro… Read More
    How can tissue engineering be expressed through typography? In much the same way that implanted tissue is grafted with organic skin, they can grow together. The typographic design for Synthetic Skin is based on this concept of separate skin cells growing together as the body heals. Typographic design, paired with illustration and graphic elements, conveys the concept throughout the book. The body text is bold at the edges of each column to resemble skin buds growing together across the narrow column gutters. Bracketed line elements around headings serve to reinforce the growth concept. Additionally, with only a limited color palette allowed, skin-tone colors were chosen to give further visual context to the design. Read Less
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Synthetic Skin: The Growth of Tissue Engineering

A conceptual, typographic design on the subject of tissue engineering.
Bolded text is a conceptual design element. Bold letters and narrow column gutters are a typographic representation of the merging of engineered tissue and natural body tissue.